Jair Bolsonaro

amazon fires

Now Brazil’s President Says He Won’t Save the Amazon Unless He Gets an Apology from Macron

The "lungs of the planet" are on fire, and a dispute between Jair Bolsonaro and Emmanuel Macron has reached new levels of pettiness.
Tim Hume
8.27.19
amazon fires

Brazil Tells the G7 and Its Amazon Fire Fund to Go to Hell

The world is literally on fire, and Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro is busy talking smack about Emmanuel Macron's wife.
Tim Hume
8.27.19
amazon fires

Brazilian Warplanes Are Trying to Soak the Burning Amazon

President Jair Bolsonaro authorized military intervention, as other nations promised to send resources to the rescue
Emma Ockerman
8.26.19
amazon fires

Just How Bad Are the Amazon Fires?

In a word: Bad. In two words: Really bad.
Tim Marcin
8.23.19
climate change

The Amazon Wildfires Aren't Natural. Blame Humans

As the Amazon burns, it's important to know that intense wildfires aren't natural to the largest tropical rainforest ecosystem on Earth—people are to blame.
Madeleine Gregory
8.22.19
Amazon Rainforest

Brazil's President Bolsonaro Is Now Spreading Conspiracy Theories About the Amazon Fires

Jair Bolsonaro, whose support of Amazon deforestation has earned him the nickname "Captain Chainsaw," is blaming the fires on environmental groups.
Tim Marcin
8.22.19
Brazil prisons

The Brazilian Inmate Who Tried to Escape Dressed as His Teen Daughter Was Found Dead

After the failed jailbreak attempt, he was put into a high-security
Kelly Vinett
8.6.19
LGBT rights

Brazil Is Making Homophobia a Crime

The country's Supreme Court voted Thursday to make discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender unconstitutional.
Tim Marcin
5.24.19
Jair Bolsonaro

Brazil’s far-right President Jair Bolsonaro really wants to be Trump’s super best friend

“We want to have a great Brazil, just like Trump wants to have a great America.”
David Gilbert
3.19.19
brazil

Everything We Know About the School Shooting in Brazil

"Things like this don’t happen in Brazil, but other countries,” said the Brazilian vice president, who added “violent video games” may have influenced the killers.
Marie Declercq
3.13.19
Sex

The Do's and Dont's of Golden Showers

Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro asked Twitter what golden showers are. Here, Bolsonaro, is a beginner's guide.
Ben Charlie Smoke
3.7.19
Broadly

Suspects in Marielle Franco's Murder Have Ties to Bolsonaro Family

The two primary suspects in the murder of the Brazilian councilwoman and activist Marielle Franco previously received honors from senator-elect Flávio Bolsonaro, the son of president Jair Bolsonaro.
VICE Brazil
1.23.19
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